Author Page For: Susan Gittins

Profile:
Longtime mainstream media (MSM) journalist and author Susan Gittins began writing about and photographing Vancouver’s many film and TV location shoots in the summer of 2010 after the Winter Olympics put the city and its beauty on the world stage. Movies and TV series often showcase the Vancouver area in similar fashion. Vancouver is Awesome commissioned her YVRShoots series in the fall of 2010 and it ran regularly for three years. She launched her own daily YVRShoots blog in the spring of 2012.
Posts by Susan Gittins:

SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Hook (Colin O’Donoghue) Vs Young Henry (Jared Gilmore) Swordfight on Jolly Roger

Colin O’Donoghue aka Captain Guyliner makes his way through a throng of fans in Steveston. Hook Vs Young Henry Sword Fight Aboard the Jolly Roger. Something we didn’t expect to see in the reset Once Upon a Time season 7. A flashback to happier times in Storybrooke. Jared Gilmore as Young Henry. Once Upon a [...]

SEASON 3: DC’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW’s Mick Rory (Dominic Purcell) is in Aruba aka Vancouver’s Jericho Beach

Mick’s on a beach in DC Legends of Tomorrow’s season 3 premiere. And it’s in Aruba. Which makes sense in an episode entitled Aruba-Con. Production is filming Aruba-Con on Vancouver’s Jericho Beach today. From the other side last night. DCs Legends of Tomorrow episode 3×01 Aruba-Con. [...]

SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME’s A Pirate’s Life with Captain Hook, Emma Swan and the Jolly Roger?

Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison)’s in town. So is the Jolly Roger (Lady Washington). And Once a upon a Time is shooting a Hook-centric (Colin O’Donohough) episode entitled A Pirate’s Life. What are the odds this might have something to do with CaptainSwan? Once Upon a Time is filming on the Jolly Roger tomorrow, July 19th. [...]

SEASON 3: THE MAGICIANS Quentin Coldwater (Jason Ralph) and Alice Quinn (Olivia Taylor Dudley) in Downtown Vancouver

A World Without Magic. The Magicians’ powerful season 2 finale left the world without magic. We caught a glimpse of what that will be like in season 3 in downtown Vancouver today as a woman looked ready to jump and Quentin Coldwater (Jason Ralph), Alice Quinn (Olivia Taylor Dudley) and Julia (Stella Maeve) raced to [...]

START: Navy SEAL Team SIX Season 2 With Walton Goggins & Olivia Munn Starts Filming in Vancouver

Updated: Inspired by real Navy SEAL missions, SIX season 2 starts filming in Vancouver today. The History series follows members of SEAL Team Six. In its first season, team leader Richard “Rip” Taggart (Walton Goggins) made a bad call on an Afghanistan mission and was captured by terrorist group Boko Haram. It was up to [...]

SEASON 3: Who Ruins Lena Luthor’s SUPERGIRL Appreciation Day in Season 3 Premiere? Reign.

Lena Luthor hosts a Supergirl Appreciation Day in National City for the season 3 premiere. What could go wrong? How about season 3’s Big Bad Reign. Video of Supergirl and J’onn J’ onzz/Hank Henshaw as fans run from attack. By @ThemysciraBound. Production filmed the Girl of Steel Day in downtown Vancouver in Granville Square with [...]

SEASON 7: Does Seattle’s Fremont Troll Trigger Emma Memories For Henry (Andrew J. West) at 0NCE UPON A TIME?

Andrew J. West as adult Henry and camera crew in passenger and rear seats. Adult Henry drives his Prius by Seattle’s Fremont Troll for Once Upon a Time’s season 7 premiere. Does the stone Troll crushing a VW Bug trigger a memory of his Mom, Emma Swan, and her VW Bug? Once Upon a Time [...]

SHIP: SUPERGIRL’s #SANVERS (Chyler Leigh and Floriana Lima) Are Either Engaged or Married in Season 3

Marry me — Alex Danvers to girlfriend Maggie Sawyer in Supergirl season 2 finale. She said Yes. Alex Danvers and Maggie Sawyer are either engaged or married in the Supergirl season 3 premiere. The couple — better known as #Sanvers — wore matching rings on their left ring fingers during a walk-and-kiss filmed in downtown Vancouver [...]

SEASON 7: ONCE UPON A TIME’s Hyperion Heights in “Seattle” Has Stone Troll Under Bridge Grabbing VW Bug

Revised and Updated: In case there was any doubt that the “stone” troll under Vancouver’s Heatley Overpass is for Once Upon a Time, that’s Hyperion Heights — aka the new Storybrooke — tagged on the wall behind and the troll is clutching a VW bug. In the reset season, old favourites like Regina, the Evil [...]

SHOWDOWN: Vancouver Street Performer Versus RIVERDALE’s Cole Sprouse (Jughead)

I’m begging you [to stop]…the production in there…we can’t film anymore — Cole Sprouse. Acoustic street performer Babe Coal was singing in Robson Square last night (as she does regularly) and the sound interfered with production of the Archie Comics adaption Riverdale filming inside the old court rooms at the Vancouver Art Gallery. I was [...]

SEASON 4: THE FLASH’s Iris West (Candice Patton) and Flying Samurai in Downtown Vancouver

Is the flying Samurai friend or foe? Iris West (Candice Patton) approached it  at today’s The Flash season 4 shoot in downtown Vancouver. Then he grabbed her around the waist and jumped up as if going airborne — special effects to be added.   From above: Central City Police Department and S.W.A.T. teams arrive. More [...]